Sincerity Through Action – Deep South Thailand

Yingluck Shinawatra said that the peace process is necessary and time is a vital factor in paving the way towards improving the situation in the deep south. The dialogue will at least help authorities tackle the problem. Thailand’s southern provinces, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat, has been troubled with the attempts by militants at a high cost […]

Renewable Energy: Inter-Ministerial MoU

Yingluck, the Prime Minister of Thailand, witnessed the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding on renewable energy between the Department of Energy and the Department of Defense. On another note, to strengthen electricity security, Thailand aims to develop an ASEAN power grid to link transmission systems among Southeast Asian countries, as reported by the deputy governor at […]

Landslide Victory for Yaowapa Wongsawat in Chiang Mai

Yaowapa Wongsawat, sister of Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, scored a landslide victory in Sunday’s by-election for MP of Chiang Mai city, running under the tickets of the ruling Puea Thai Party and defeating a woman arch-rival from the opposition Democrat Party. According to officials of the Election Commission based in the Thai northern city, Yaowapa, won […]

PM Yingluck’s Courtesy Call to the King of Bahrain

Bahrain and Thailand yesterday pledged to promote bilateral relations and co-operation. This came as His Majesty King Hamad received Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at his residence in Bangkok. The leaders discussed ways of bolstering GCC-Asean relations in economic and trade sectors, as well as in food security and energy. The King hosted a lunch […]

Preah Vihear: Democrat Party Distorting the Facts

Deputy government spokesperson Sunisa Lertpakawat said that the Government of Thailand is determined to defend Thailand’s sovereignty in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to ensure that Cambodia will not be allowed to register the 4.6-sq km of land around Preah Vihear temple as a World Heritage site. It was also reported in the Bangkok Post: […]

A Visit to Doi Suthep, Thailand

Thailand’s Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, met with the people at a temple. Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The original founding of the temple remains a legend and there are a few varied versions. The temple is said to have been founded in 1383 when the first chedi was built. Over time, the temple has expanded, […]

Yingluck at Wat Phra Singh

Yingluck Shinawatra visiting Wat Phra Singh Woramahaviharn (Buddhist temple) in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Wat Phra Singh is located in the western part of the old city centre of Chiang Mai, which is contained within the city walls and moat. The main entrance, which is guarded by Singhs (lions), is situated at the end of the main street (Rachadamnoen road) of […]

Hong Kong: Korn Chatikavanji Waiting for An Appointment?

Recently Democrat politician, Korn Chatikavanji, went to Hong Kong with his wife. Apparently for tea. He was sighted at a hotel in which former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was staying. There was a denial of a meeting between Korn, his wife and Thaksin but it is strange that the Abhisit’s right hand man was […]

No Case of Corruption says Thai National Anti-Graft Body

Thailand’s national anti-graft body said it had found no irregularities in an asset disclosure by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, effectively removing any question that she might have to step down. “The National Anti-Corruption Commission has found no discrepancies in its initial investigations into these allegations but we will keep evidence as background for any future […]

Democracy: Thaksin Speaks to the Masses

Former Thai Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, spoke live via satellite to the supporters and defenders of democracy. The rally was held in conjunction with the anniversary of the Bangkok Crackdown in 2010, in which former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva sanctioned the shooting of Red Shirt demonstrators. The crackdown resulted in over 95 people killed and […]

US-ASEAN Business Council visits Thai PM Yingluck

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra received distinguished guests from the US – ASEAN Business Council and the United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand, Her Excellency, Kristie Kenney. The US-ASEAN Business Council is the premiere advocacy organization for U.S. corporations operating within the dynamic Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). ASEAN represents nearly 600 […]

Energy: Maintenance of Myanmar’s Yanada

Maintenance of Myanmar’s Yanada platform which supplies natural gas for power production to Thailand will be finished earlier than scheduled, according to a deputy governor of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). Thana Putarungsi said as of Monday, the repairs were 46 per cent complete while it was originally set at 44 per cent. […]

Thailand and Laos: 2nd Joint Cabinet Retreat

Thailand and Laos have expressed readiness to take part in the 2nd Joint Cabinet Retreat in mid-May. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, on Tuesday, welcomed Mrs. Pany Yathotou, President of Laos’ National Assembly, who was on an official visit to the country as the guest of the Thai Parliament. PM Yingluck has noted the growing and […]